Seaboard Air Line Railway Bridge, Wimbee Creek

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Wimbee Creek Fishing Pier
Street Address:
end of Wimbee Landing Rd.;(Beaufort County)

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Tax Number:
R700 000 000 0000 0000
Date Surveyed:
February 5 1997
Construction Date:
circa 1915
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Recreation & Culture
Signficant Architectural Features:
West section of railroad bridge (wood posts and trusses) extend from end of road (former railroad bed). At the opposite east end, posts and part of roadbed remain.
Bridge span has been removed; west end resurfaced as fishing pier.
Historical Information:
Bridge carried Seaboard Air Line Railway across Wimbee Creek. Construction of the 85-mile Charleston to Savannah route of the Seaboard was begun in the fall of 1915. South of the Atlantic Coast Line's Charleston-to-Savannah route, the Seaboard was 30 m
Source of Historical Information:
"Big enterprises for Charleston during 12 months just passed," News and Courier, 1/1/1916.
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